Revitalization & Abatement Program Coordinator (#RP0745)
$35.17-$42.75 Hourly / $6,095.54-$7,409.17 Monthly / $73,146.54-$88,910.08 Yearly


Under direction, coordinates various components of the Neighborhood Revitalization and Abatement Program for the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department; and does related or other work as required in accordance with Rule 3, Section 3 of the Civil Service Rules.


This is a single-position, non-sworn class in the Sheriff's Department. The incumbent is responsible for the coordination and day-to-day operations of the Sheriff's Neighborhood Revitalization and Abatement Program. The incumbent has significant authority and discretion over functional procedures and operational strategies. Direction is received from the Area Commander/Lieutenant who has administrative responsibility for overall planning and development of the program.


  • Functions as the operational coordinator of the Sheriff's Neighborhood Revitalization and Abatement Program; coordinates County drug and nuisance abatement efforts between the Sheriff's Department, community organizations, other public agencies, and individual citizens.
  • Maintains liaison with other divisions and/or units within the department in order to support Sheriff's operations in San Joaquin County; develops positive relationships with a variety of public and private agencies, as well as individuals, in order to develop and facilitate Program objectives; may identify areas of need for new Program development; as requested, develops and presents proposals and strategies for such new Program development.
  • Coordinates the cooperative activities of the Safe Neighborhood Multi-agency Task Force; serves as the Sheriff's liaison to this task force; serves on the Safe Neighborhood Executive Committee.
  • Coordinates negotiations with property owners concerning abatement problems and actions; makes recommendations to property owners to resolve abatement problems and comply with laws; may write citations and authorize demolitions; recovers costs for abatement actions from appropriate parties.
  • Recommends cases for litigation; coordinates Sheriff's Department documentation and testimony for court cases; may testify in court.
  • Coordinates the training and assignment of community volunteers for the Program; coordinates and supervises volunteer performance and insures compliance with Program rules and regulations; resolves personnel problems using established procedures.
  • Develops, recommends and implements Program policies and procedures; monitors Program effectiveness by gathering, compiling, and organizing Program statistics and records; regularly updates Sheriff's administration through presentations and status reports.


License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Education: Completion of 30 semester units from an accredited college or university including at least 12 units in a social or behavioral science. 

Experience: Five years of progressively responsible management or analytical experience in a public or private organization which required substantial public contact and utilized advanced public relations and/or marketing skills. At least one year must have been a supervisory level. 

Experience: Five years progressively responsible code or law enforcement experience in a public agency, which included the enforcement of zoning, housing, health and/or abandoned vehicle laws. At least one year must have been at a supervisory level.


Principles and practices of public relations; principles and practices of group dynamics and interpersonal communication; principles and practices of supervision; basic principles of business organization and management; methods of program development and implementation; basic practices and functions of law enforcement agencies.


Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people and/or organizations; work independently as well as with committees and task groups; read and interpret complex legal codes and regulations; manage, direct and supervise the work of subordinates; plan, organize and implement projects; monitor and evaluate procedural effectiveness and efficiency; gather and analyze data; prepare and present reports and proposals; communicate effectively, orally and in writing.


Mobility-Walking and driving required; Visual Requirements-Overall good vision required; requires reading and close-up work; Hearing and Talking-Requires ability to hear normal speech, talk in person and on the telephone; Emotional/Psychological Factors-Requires public contact and decision making.

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: RP0745; EST: 1/14/1998;